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Domine, labia mea aperies, et os meum annuntiabit laudem tuam.
- by Bible or other Sacred Texts , "Domine, labia mea aperies" [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Heinrich Schütz (1585 - 1672), "Domine, labia mea aperies", SWV. 271, from Symphoniae sacrae I, no. 15 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Lord, open my lips", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Seigneur, ouvre mes lèvres", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-02-05
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Word count: 10
Lord, open my lips and my mouth will announce your praise.
This Latin text opens the Catholic evening service of Matins.
- Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2020 by Laura Prichard, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2020-01-07
Line count: 2
Word count: 11